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F.M. Frittella (Francesca)

BMS e-Learning Specialist

About Me

I have a professional background in e-Learning design and research-based teaching at the university and CPD levels. 

I joined BMS in February 2022 as a visiting researcher at ELAN within the framework of my doctoral research.

In June 2022, I took up the position of e-Learning Specialist for the BMS faculty. 

I work together with the BMS Teaching Academy, CELT and TELT, as well as the other e-Learning specialists at UT, to support BMS in leveraging the potential of educational technology.

I support programme directors and coordinators in:

  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating the (re-)design of e-Learning in individual courses or whole programmes
  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Organising workshops related to e-Learning

Teachers are welcome to contact me with questions related to:

  • Structuring your Canvas page
  • Optimising your instructional materials (e.g., PowerPoint slides, worksheets etc.)
  • Developing micro-lectures
  • Enhancing your classes through technology
  • Increasing the efficiency of your work processes

Research

Moving from new technological developments in conference interpreting (my first profession) as a case study, my PhD is positioned within Educational Design Research and draws on cognitive task analysis methods to design research-based instruction for “skills of the future” in interpreting.

 

Publications

Other Contributions

Frittella, F. M., & Prandi, B. (in preparation). A review of in-booth CAI research: Identifying learning needs as a first step towards research-based training.

Frittella, F. M. (in press for 2022). Designing interpreting technology for usability: The case study of SmarTerp. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Frittella, F. M. (2021). Computer-assisted conference interpreter training: Limitations and future directions. Journal of Translation Studies, 2: 103-142. 

Frittella, F. M. (2019). Numbers: From stumbling block to training tool. The interpreter’s Newsletter, 24 (1): 35-56.

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Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Working days

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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Home office on Mon and Fri. RA-3272 Tue to Thu. Meeting by appointment.

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